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Festival Fever Untreated

Festival Fever Untreated

🕔21:27, 22.Oct 2014

The festival of light is already here to be celebrated with fervor and merriment. It will be immediately followed by another awaited festival of Ningol Chakouba. As curtain raiser to this festival, every year, fairs are organised at different pockets,

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Responding to HIV and AIDS

Responding to HIV and AIDS

🕔22:04, 21.Oct 2014

With the detection of the first HIV infection case in the country in 1986, the National AIDS Committee was constituted in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare the following year. Various steps were taken up to address HIV and

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Hiyanglam Litmus Test

Hiyanglam Litmus Test

🕔01:12, 21.Oct 2014

The bye poll to the Hiyanglam Assembly constituency ultimately went to the ruling Congress. Though only for a single seat, and that too with only a little over two years left for the term of the current Assembly to end,

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Skin deep or widespread

Skin deep or widespread

🕔21:35, 19.Oct 2014

The violent attacks on people from the Northeast first in Bangalore and then in Delhi last week by gangs of hooligans, though in cities separated by over a thousand miles, were too close to each to not see a pattern.

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Alcohol and festivals

Alcohol and festivals

🕔21:54, 17.Oct 2014

Manipur enjoys a year-long season of festivals. As scarce as means of entertainment is in the State, we have a healthy dose of festivals to keep us entertained throughout the year. While this comes as a welcome excuse for celebration,

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Tracking Moving Targets

Tracking Moving Targets

🕔21:31, 16.Oct 2014

The 6th Schedule of the Constitution was, as we have noted earlier, meant for the formerly undivided Assam on the peripheral hills of which lived many different, till then backward tribal communities. As the agitation for the implementation of the

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6th Schedule Debate

6th Schedule Debate

🕔22:20, 15.Oct 2014

The 6th Schedule debate is once again rearing its head in the State. Not surprisingly, a clear pattern of its cyclic recurrence is now more of less established. It would normally come about when the politics of the Assembly variety

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Sinking Nobel Credibility

Sinking Nobel Credibility

🕔20:26, 13.Oct 2014

The 2014 peace Nobel Prize has been jointly awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay, an Indian and a Pakistani, both for their commendable work towards ending child labour. At only 17 when she was announced the winner of this

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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

🕔22:00, 12.Oct 2014

The trader involved in the cooking oil adulteration case has been let off with Rs. 2 lakhs penalty for his crime by a ruling yesterday of the Court of Adjudicating Officer (Food Safety) and Additional District Magistrate, Imphal East. The

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Entering the ILP territory

Entering the ILP territory

🕔22:45, 11.Oct 2014

By Pradip Phanjoubam The Inner Line introduced by the British colonial administration under the Bengal Inner Line Regulation 1873, in its territory of Assam, relatively newly acquired in 1826 with the signing of the Treaty of Yandaboo, concluding the First

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